HC Deb 01 February 1951 vol 483 c132W
75. Mr. Hurd

asked the Minister of Education the average annual cost of providing education for a child at a State school.

Mr. Tomlinson

For the last complete financial year the estimated net expenditure per pupil in maintained primary schools is about £25, including the ancillary services such as school milk and meals and social and physical training. The corresponding figure per secondary school pupil is about £45.